Hottest Articles on BWW 9/18/2012 - 9/25/2012

Below are BroadwayWorld.com's most popular articles from 9/18/2012 - 9/25/2012. Catch up below on anything that you might have missed from the past week on BroadwayWorld.com!

1) VIDEO: Wow! Neil Patrick Harris Recaps ALL of HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER in Under a Minute
by TV News Desk - September 20, 2012

Is there anything Neil Patrick Harris can't do? We don't think so. Click below to watch him recapping ALL of HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER in under 60 seconds for the show's upcoming season premiere! (more...)


2) TV: Get an Extended First Look at LES MISERABLES on the Silver Screen - Behind the Scenes With Russell Crowe, Hugh Jackman and More!
by Stage Tube - September 20, 2012

Tom Hooper's upcoming big-screen adaptation of 'Les Miserables,' starring Hugh Jackman as Jean Valjean, Anne Hathaway as Fantine and a slew of other big-name stars, will debut in theaters December 25. Get a first extended look at the film, featuring behind the scenes clips and more, below! (more...)


3) BWW TV Exclusive: Barbra Streisand Discusses Recording 'Home' from THE WIZ on Upcoming RELEASE ME! Plus - Listen to the Complete Track!
by BroadwayWorld TV - September 19, 2012

We're very excited today to share an exclusive video of Streisand discussing recording 'Home' from THE WIZ, taken from the bonus DVD that will be packaged for orders via QVC. Click below to play... (more...)


4) BREAKING NEWS: Scarlett Johansson, Benjamin Walker, Debra Monk Set to Lead CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF Revival
by BWW News Desk - September 20, 2012

Tony Award-winner Scarlett Johansson returns to Broadway to star as Maggie, with Ciarán Hinds as Big Daddy, Benjamin Walker as Brick and Tony and Emmy Award-winner Debra Monk as Big Mama in Tennessee Williams’ Pulitzer Prize-winning classic CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF. Directed by Tony and Emmy Award-winner Rob Ashford, CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF will begin preview performances Tuesday, December 18 at the Richard Rodgers Theatre (226 West 46th Street). Opening night is Thursday, January 17. (more...)


5) New LOVEtheatre Offers! Save up to 55% on West End Shows!
by Contests - September 24, 2012

Now's a great time to escape to the West End with our NEW ticketing partner LOVEtheatre! LOVEtheatre is home to the most sought after tickets in town, from West End musicals and plays; to seats at the opera and a wide variety of London's best cultural entertainment. Score a winning deal with tickets as low as £29 (with a FREE dinner) and most best seats under £30 - saving you up to 55%. (more...)


6) Review Roundup: JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR at London's O2 Arena- All the Reviews!
by Review Roundups - September 24, 2012

Last night, 21 September, 2012, at the O2 Arena in London was the first show of the new arena tour of Jesus Christ Superstar, starring Melanie C as Mary Magdalene, Tim Minchin as Judas Iscariot, Chris Moyles as King Herod and 'Superstar' winner Ben Forster as Jesus. Let's see what the critics had to say... (more...)


7) BWW Reviews: JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR, Arena Tour, O2, September 21 2012
by Carrie Dunn - September 21, 2012

Tim Minchin is the star of the show but this new production prioritises concept over content (more...)


8) BWW TV: Sneak Peek of Jake Gyllenhaal and More in IF THERE IS I HAVEN'T FOUND IT YET
by BroadwayWorld TV - September 19, 2012

Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director) presents If There Is I Haven’t Found It Yet featuring Annie Funke (Anna), Michelle Gomez (Fiona), Jake Gyllenhaal (Terry) and Brían F. O’Byrne (George), directed by Michael Longhurst. If There Is I Haven’t Found It Yet officially opens September 20th, 2012 at the Laura Pels Theatre in the Harold and Miriam Steinberg Center for Theatre (111 West 46th Street). BroadwayWorld brings you highlights below! (more...)


9) BWW TV: Perez Hilton Makes Off-Broadway Debut in NEWSICAL- Chatting with Perez, Carson Kressley, Leslie Kritzer and More!
by BroadwayWorld TV - September 18, 2012

Last night, gossip columnist Perez Hilton officially joined the cast of the off-Broadway musical revue, NEWSical the Musical, for a four-week run. BroadwayWorld.com's Richie Ridge was there to chat with Perez and all of the opening night guests, and you can check out what they had to say below! (more...)


10) Trey Parker and Matt Stone Considering Justin Bieber for BOOK OF MORMON Movie?
by BWW News Desk - September 18, 2012

According to MovieLine, THE BOOK OF Mormon creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone are considering casting Justin Bieber as "Elder Price" in a future movie adaptation of their musical. They revealed this news (possibly half-joking) following THE BOOK OF Mormon's LA opening at the Pantages Theatre. (more...)


11) BWW TV EXCLUSIVE: Meet the Cast of CATCH ME IF YOU CAN Tour! Plus a Performance Preview!
by BroadwayWorld TV - September 22, 2012

Troika Entertainment, LLC presents the CATCH ME IF YOU CAN national tour, which officially kicks off at the Providence Performing Arts Center in Providence, RI on October 7. BroadwayWorld was invited to a special preview of the show before it takes off for it's first performance, and you can meet the cast and check out 'Live in Living Color,' 'Jet Set' and 'Don't Break the Rules' below! (more...)


12) BWW TV: First Look at George Takei, Lea Salonga, Telly Leung and More in The Old Globe's Broadway Bound ALLEGIANCE - Performance Highlights
by Stage Tube - September 19, 2012

The Old Globe presents the World Premiere of Allegiance -- A New American Musical, an epic story of family, love and patriotism set during the Japanese American internment of World War II. Allegiance -- A New American Musical will run on the Donald and Darlene Shiley Stage in the Old Globe Theatre, part of the Globe's Conrad Prebys Theatre Center, Sept. 7 -- Oct. 21, 2012. Tickets can be purchased online at www.TheOldGlobe.org. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the show. Check out the videos below! (more...)


13) Photo Exclusive: Out on the Town with the Cast of the ANYTHING GOES Tour- Meet The company!
by Jennifer Broski - September 21, 2012

Roundabout Theatre Company will soon launch the national tour of the 2011 Tony® Award winning Anything Goes, starring Rachel York as Reno Sweeney. The national tour will set sail in Cleveland on October 2nd. BroadwayWorld was invited to an exclusive photo shoot with the cast of the tour, in which we recreated some iconic shots with the sailors and angels in New York City. We are excited to debut the coverage below! (more...)


14) STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek of Claybourne Elder, Mary Testa, Wallace Smith in KC Rep's PIPPIN!
by Stage Tube - September 18, 2012

Kansas City Repertory Theatre opens its 48th season with the Tony Award-nominated musical Pippin, which features a score by Grammy-winner Stephen Schwartz and book by Roger O. Hirson. The Rep’s artistic director Eric Rosenwill direct the musical, which runs September 14-October 7 in Spencer Theatre. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the show below! (more...)


15) BWW TV Exclusive Preview: Barbra Streisand on KATIE - Will She Make a 3rd Broadway Album? And More!
by BroadwayWorld TV - September 22, 2012

Watch as Couric asks Streisand about the possibility of a third Broadway album, and the icon also opens up about her brand new album, “Release Me,” her return to Brooklyn for her first performance there in more than 50 years and her passion project, the Barbra Streisand Women’s Heart Center at Cedars-Sinai in Los Angeles. (more...)


16) CARRIE Available for Regional Licensing Starting January 2013; New Artwork Revealed!
by BWW News Desk - September 20, 2012

R&H Theatricals is now accepting applications to present the musical CARRIE in the US and Canada for performances beginning January 1, 2013. (more...)


17) STAGE TUBE: Mike Tompkins, PITCH PERFECT Cast and YouTubers Perform Cover of Nicki Minaj's 'Starships'
by Stage Tube - September 18, 2012

Mike Tompkins got the opportunity to perform with the cast of PITCH PERFECT and pieced together footage of the stars with videos from YouTube users to recreate Nicki Minaj's song "Starships." The result has gone viral. See it for yourself below! (more...)


18) STAGE TUBE: First Look at Jarrod Emick, Lauren Kennedy and More in Flat Rock's ZELDA: AN AMERICAN LOVE STORY - Performance Highlights!
by Stage Tube - September 19, 2012

Flat Rock Playhouse is teaming with veteran Broadway composer Frank Wildhorn (For The Glory, The Scarlet Pimpernel, Wonderland) and lyricist Jack Murphy on a brand new "jazz age" musical set in Asheville, North Carolina. Loosely based on F. Scott Fitzgerald, the hot Jazz Age novelist who wrote "This Side of Paradise," "The Beautiful and Damned," "The Great Gatsby," "Tender Is the Night" and "The Last Tycoon," and his wife, Zelda. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at Lauren Kennedy and Tony Award Winner, Jarrod Emick. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the show below! (more...)


19) BWW TV: Cast of SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE Perform at the Art Institute of Chicago
by BroadwayWorld TV - September 18, 2012

Yesterday, at the top of the museum’s Grand Staircase leading to the Impressionist Galleries, a full-sized replica of Georges Seurat’s A Sunday on La Grande Jatte—1884 was installed but devoid of most of the foreground characters, leaving visitors puzzled by the strange new version. In anticipation of Chicago Shakespeare Theater’s upcoming production of Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine’s musical SUNDAY IN THE Park with George, characters from this famous painting came to life for a surprising musical performance. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the event below! (more...)


20) BREAKING NEWS: LES MISERABLES Movie Release Pushed Back to Christmas Day!
by BWW News Desk - September 18, 2012

Tom Hooper's upcoming big-screen adaptation of 'Les Miserables,' starring Hugh Jackman as Jean Valjean, Anne Hathaway as Fantine and a slew of other big-name stars, was previously set for a theatrical release on December 14. Now according to Variety, after 'The Great Gatsby' and 'Life of Pi' were pushed back, the release of 'Les Miserables' has been postponed until Christams Day- December 25. Universal plans to use the new gap to 'take advantage of holiday crowds.' (more...)




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